(inter)face of Creation|Curation in the realm of Digital

Technology doesn’t always operate on the innovations our perspective. Sometimes, our inspiration to innovate comes after we look at old life through new frames| new apparatus |new tools. For instance a pencil may have been a tool created for drawing, but it is now also a thing to hold ponytails, to untie knots, to loosen braids, a weapon of self defense, etc.  And still, some of us are of the belief that humans are always (and certainly) subject to technology, and … Read More

New Ways of Seeing: An Interview with Emily Lankiewicz

Emily Lankiewicz would like us to see old things in new ways. She recently graduated from Mount Holyoke college as an Art History major and a 5CollDH fellow. Her project, aptly titled “New Ways of Seeing,” focuses on ancient art objects and pieces. A lot of these “ancient works” were once everyday objects, used to facilitate the everyday interactions between ordinary people: Coins exchanged for goods, lamps used to see when the sun is nowhere to be found, and jugs, used to store … Read More